Lesvos, the birthplace of the famous poet Sappho is one of the largest Greek islands. It is mostly a family holiday destination. There are many sightseeing in Lesvos dating from all historical periods. You should not miss the Medieval Castles of Mytilene and Molyvos, the petrified forest in Sigri, the Agios Raphael monastery and the thermal springs. Cycling, hiking and birdwatching are some of the most popular activities here apart from the beach activities.